[Beowulf] Re: MD check/scrub features

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 08:29:05 PDT 2007


Wow; my takeaway is a wiki for man pages, fantastic. It just went above
"ugu" on my home page.
Thanks!
Peter


On 10/17/07, Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:
>
> >> not me.  raid is too important to be trusted to hardware - have you
> >> tried MD's check/scrub features?  though afaik it doesn't have a way
> >> to switch on verification during normal reads (or, for that matter,
> >> verify-after-write.)
> >
> > Any pointers to more information on this?
>
> apparently, recent enough md man pages discuss it,
> though I don't have any recent-enough systems.  the canonical source
> of information would be /usr/src/linux/Documentation/md.txt
> (I checked for 2.6.23.)
>
> http://man-wiki.net/index.php/4%3Amd
> http://linux-raid.osdl.org/index.php/RAID_Administration
> http://aisalen.wordpress.com/2007/07/09/raid-arrays-in-linux/
> http://www.irasnyder.com/dokuwiki/linux%3Araid_scrub
>
> regards, mark hahn.
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